Showing posts from March, 2020

Plant health equals human health

Gardening plants does wonders for your own wellbeing since the physical exercise can contribute to a healthy weight and blood pressure levels, and just interacting with plant life can improve your mood and mental health. Plants make up 80% of the food we eat and produce 98% of the oxygen we breathe. Women farming cassava in Sierra Leone. The United Nations has declared 2020 as the International Year of Plant Health. Plants are the source of the air we breathe and most of the food we eat, yet we often do not pay enough attention to keeping them healthy. This can have devastating results. Up to 40 percent of food crops are lost to plant pests and diseases annually. This leaves millions of people without enough food to eat and seriously damages agriculture the primary source of income for rural poor communities. Plant health is increasingly under threat. Climate change and human activities have altered ecosystems, reducing biodiversity and creating new niches

White Soup Nsala and Eba African Food Recipe

Nsala African food recipe is also known as white soup, a thick and spicy soup made with fish, liver, honeycomb tripe and chicken. Depending on the tribe and the region in Nigeria, the recipe ingredients change according to what is available on the menu.   Learn to make White Soup Nsala and Eba African Food Recipe White Soup Nsala Recipe Ingredients and Directions Ingredients 4 skinless chicken thighs 1 pound chicken liver 4 any type of fish fillets 1 pound honeycomb beef tripe, cleaned and cut into bite-size pieces 1 small cassava, peeled and diced 1 large onion, peeled and chopped 3 green onions, chopped 2 cloves fresh garlic, peeled and chopped 5 whole black peppercorns 2 tablespoons ground red pepper 2 tablespoons ground curry 1 teaspoon sea salt 1/2 teaspoon baking soda Water to cover Directions Heat the oil in the large stew pot, add onions and cook until slightly soft. Add tripe, add spices, cover with water and reduce heat to medium-low, cover pot, and

Chic African Best Smoked Fish Soup

Seafood cuisine from Africa is easy to make and smoked fish soup is the easiest recipe to master when cooking African food. African Food is simple but flavorful and delicious so make our African fish recipe of Africa's Best Smoked Fish Soup. It takes less than 30 minutes start to finish. The key ingredient to this African stew dish is peanut butter and curry spice. Chic African Best Smoked Fish Soup Ingredients and Step by Step Directions. Ingredients 1 large smoked fish 1 large onion, diced 2 large tomatoes, diced 2 teaspoons vegetable oil 1 tablespoon ground curry powder 2 teaspoons peanut butter 2 teaspoons tomato paste 4 any type hot peppers 3 garlic cloves 3 cups vegetable broth Directions In a large pot, saute onions in oil then add tomatoes, tomato paste, garlic and pepper. Let cook for 10 minutes. Add 3 cups of water and nut paste, and then let it simmer for another 10 minutes. Add the fish, chili's, salt and curry. Simmer at very low heat for 1